Staverton and the Community
At Staverton, we believe that we are a community school. We believe that a community spirit hugely benefits pupils, their grown-ups and teachers. Taking pride in being a needed, successful member of society is not only greatly rewarding but it can improve relationships, promote the discovery of new interests and teaches us all how to socially interact with a whole host of people from different walks of life. During the pupils’ time at our school, they will take part in a range of activities such as hosting an afternoon tea for the elderly, reading sessions with nursery children and planting seed bombs. A full outline of the activities can be found below.
|Term 1||Term 2||Term 3||Term 4||Term 5||Term 6|
|Foundation Stage||Police visit||Bike/Scooter wash fundraiser||Easter play perform to Nestlings||Make bookmarks for Trowbridge Library|
|1/2 Year A||Perform Nativity to Silverwood||Potting plants and leaving out for community to help themselves to||Making bookmarks for Trowbridge Library|
|1/2 Year B||Perform Nativity to Silverwood||Making ‘happy rocks’ for the community||Making seed bombs for our gardens/local green spaces for wildlife|
|3/4 Year A||Making Christmas sweet treats for the care home||Design a fundraiser to buy things for foodbank||Police visit|
|3/4 Year B||Christmas cards to the community||Reading session with Nestlings||Singing at the care home|
|5/6 Year A||Mentoring younger students||Making Easter treats for the care home||Year 5/6 production to Silverwood|
|5/6 Year B||Mentoring younger students||Serving afternoon tea for the elderly||Litter picking||Year 5/6 production to Silverwood|
Making a difference
Our Staverton pupils are active participants in our community, they are passionate about justice and the school always listen to children’s voices and help them to explore ways to make a difference.
This year, Staverton’s chosen charity is Barnardos. The children have been learning about fostering and adoption in the UK. Children, in their own time and at school, have taken part in fundraising and raising awareness in the community. We’ve looked at heroes, such as Moses, who himself was adopted, as well as modern day heroes, like Fatima Whitbread.
Our children also have a big heart for the environment and for being global citizens. Currently, there’s a group of year 6’s who have taken it upon themselves to campaign for solar panels!
All in all, Staverton is a school where we actively encourage children to pursue these passions and inspire change for the future.
Wider community links
Staverton seeks to reach out to the wider church community, and recognises the important role that the Benefice and local parish play to bringing people together.